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Tag: early-childhood


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Kids Use Play To Communicate. Here’s Why Adults Need To Pay Attention.

January 4, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Throughout my 20 years in the field of early childhood development, in the classroom and as a kids’ show host, I have observed that a young child in focused, self-guided, open-ended play is like a lucid dreamer. Consider how our […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Lack of funding limits North Carolina pre-K initiative’s impact

January 22, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The recent report reinforces that most states are still a long way from providing universal access to well-designed pre-K programs, even though state lawmakers are likely to hear and consider plenty of early-childhood proposals this legislative season. And most will […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report: Boston Public Schools makes strides in connecting pre-K, early grades

December 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The case study on BPS’ progression toward a stronger vision for connecting early childhood and the early grades comes as new research reinforces that consecutive years in high-quality classrooms contribute to more gains in early literacy skills and academic knowledge, […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

SEL a critical component in improving school climate

November 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Among the ways SEL has been incorporated at Langley: personalized greetings with students every morning, encouraged conversation and dialogue during lunch, and “brain breaks” throughout the day to refresh the mind and de-stress. Not surprisingly, while SEL is student-centered, it […]


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More California school administrators gain skills as early-childhood leaders

November 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The Cloverdale Unified School District (CUSD) isn’t like many of the other districts in Sonoma County, California. A freeway runs through the middle of town, it doesn’t have a concentration of wineries and tasting rooms, and in past years, most […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Early-childhood advocates alarmed at growth of online preschool programs

October 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The petition posted by Defending the Early Years and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood asserts that “virtual preschool may save states money, but it’s at the expense of children and families.” It also ends with a plea for universal […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

New case studies feature superintendents leading early-childhood efforts

October 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

According to a 2017 Gallup poll, 80% of U.S. superintendents who responded said their state doesn’t spend enough money on early care and education programs, and only 16% said every family in their state had access to a high-quality early […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Spreading awareness of early-childhood education — with Elmo’s help

June 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When the National Institute for Early Education Research releases its annual State of Preschool Yearbook every year, Kansas and Missouri don’t attract a lot of attention. Neither state has increased enrollment of 3- and 4-year-olds in public pre-K programs in recent years. […]